The vital goal in the 81st minute, moments after replacing Karim Benzema, propelled Madrid into the final billed for Saturday, giving them an opportunity to win the cup for the third time and match the tournament record of their Spanish…
The Citizens had a few half-chances early on as Aguero shot into the side-netting and Lukasz Fabianski saved from Fernandinho, but they were nearly caught out by a Swansea suckerpunch on 10 minutes
Real Madrid are in the United Arab Emirates looking to make history as the first side to defend the Club World Cup and pull level with bitter rivals Barcelona on three trophy wins
Cristiano Ronaldo netted twice for Los Blancos
But Perez has now suggested that the only way for the Brazilian to break the duo’s stranglehold on the prize — which has extended to a decade — would be to join Real.
The superstar is now level with Barcelona's Messi on five Ballon d'Ors following a 2016-17 season in which he won the Champions League and La Liga double with Real Madrid
Real Madrid entered the match having already qualified for the round of 16 as Group H runners-up, but Dortmund needed a favour from section winners Tottenham Hotspur in a bid to secure third position ahead of APOEL
Last week, they were held by Valencia
But while Messi claims the alleged enmity is very much created by the media, he also admits the pair are unlikely to ever consider one another friends, if only because they rarely get the time to speak.
Defeat for Dortmund leaves the German outfit battling it out with APOEL for a Europa League place, but Peter Bosz's side only have to match the result of the Cypriot club in order to progress
The sides head into the 161st league instalment of this fixture locked on 23 points apiece, already eight adrift of leaders Barcelona who have made a near-perfect start
Model Natacha Rodrigues claims the footballer was in a committed relationship with his partner, Georgina Rodriguez, now pregnant with his child, while begging to “see her bum in the flesh”
Spurs may have gotten the better of Real Madrid in midweek, but head coach Mauricio Pochettino will still have mixed feelings regarding his side's recent performances and how he should approach the upcoming fixtures
Barcelona back in the summer transfer window, made several bids for the Brazilian, culminating in an £105 million offer back in August
Spurs wrapped up qualification for the last 16-stage of the competition at the expense of Los Blancos, who had also fallen eight points off the pace in La Liga just three days earlier courtesy of a shock 2-1 defeat at Girona
The Spanish giants found themselves three goals down on an incredible night at Wembley Stadium, before Cristiano Ronaldo pulled one back late on to blemish what was otherwise a perfect 90-minute performance from the hosts
Isco sent Real Madrid, who remain eight points behind league leaders, Barcelona, ahead in the 12th minute, but second-half goals from Cristhian Stuani and Portu saw Girona beat Los Blancos in their first ever La Liga clash.
The club do not want the vehicle to become a target due to political unrest in the region over Catalonia’s bid for independence
The Real Madrid and Portugal superstar, 32, has enjoyed another sensational year, scoring 45 goals in 48 appearances this calendar year and winning the Champions League and La Liga during the 2016-17 campaign
Both teams enjoyed good away results in the Champions League on Tuesday, but four points separate them in the Premier League table heading into this weekend